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Private John Cushnie

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Cushnie, John
Date of birth: 1898-04-17
Place of birth: Dromore, Ontario, Canada
Next of kin: George Cushnie, father. Mount Forest, Ontario
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Student
Occupation (normalized): Other Professional, Technical and Related Workers Not Elsewhere Classified
Address: Mount Forest, Ontario
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1923-06-01
Cause of death: Died of illness

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 928829
Rank detail
  1. Private, Western Ontario Regimental Depot, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1918-09-05 to 1919-01-18.

    Note: Discharged Medically Unfit

  2. Private, 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1918-03-10 to 1918-09-05
  3. Private, 4th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1918-02-15 to 1918-03-10
  4. Private, 25th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1917-05-07 to 1918-02-15
  5. Corporal, 153rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1917-02-01 to 1917-05-07
  6. Lance Corporal, 153rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1916-09-05 to 1917-02-01
  7. Private, 153rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). 1916-04-05 to 1916-09-05
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Wounded September 2, 1918 at Canal du Nord

Images

The 153rd Battalion Marching
The 153rd Battalion Marching
John Cushnie in Europe
John Cushnie in Europe
In the trenches in France
In the trenches in France
Private John Cushnie
Private John Cushnie

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 131242
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B2245-S036
Uploader's Notes: Son of George Cushnie and Agnes Ellen 'Nellie' Cushnie (nee Hastie)Enlisted in the 153rd Battalion with others from Western Ontario. Trained 1st near St Thomas, Ontario, in March 1916. Was drafted Bramshott, England to France from the 4th Reserve Battalion, serving with the 1st Battalion. He was among several signallers drafted from the 4th Reserve Battalion to serve with the 1st Battalion, leaving England on March 12, 1918, landing at Etaples, France.Discharged January 18, 1919 Medically UnfitDied of tubercular abscess
Uploader's Research notes: Son of George Cushnie and Agnes Ellen 'Nellie' Cushnie (nee Hastie)Enlisted in the 153rd Battalion with others from Western Ontario. Trained 1st near St Thomas, Ontario, in March 1916. Was drafted Bramshott, England to France from the 4th Reserve Battalion, serving with the 1st Battalion. He was among several signallers drafted from the 4th Reserve Battalion to serve with the 1st Battalion, leaving England on March 12, 1918, landing at Etaples, France.Discharged January 18, 1919 Medically UnfitDied of tubercular abscess

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2009-03-12
Last modified: 2022-03-27